malaya

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See also: Malaya

Asturian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From mal +‎ haya. Similar formation to Spanish mal haya and Portuguese mal haja.

Interjection[edit]

malaya

  1. darn (used to express annoyance or unpleasant surprise)

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malaya

  1. feminine singular of malayu

References[edit]

  • Academia de la Llingua Asturiana, Gramática de la llingua asturiana, 3rd edition (2001)

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malaya

  1. feminine singular of malayo

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Persian بلایه(balāya, harlot).

Noun[edit]

malaya (n class, plural malaya)

  1. prostitute, whore
    Synonyms: kiberenge, kahaba, kibiritingoma, mwanamkendege

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ma- +‎ laya.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malayà

  1. free; independent

Related terms[edit]